William Shakespeare; Poet, Dramatist, and Man by Hamilton Wright MabieWilliam Shakespeare( 26 April 1564-23 April 1616)was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the worlds pre-eminent dramatist. Hamilton Wright Mabie (December 13, 1846 - December 31, 1916) was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. *Biography* He was born at Cold Spring, N. Y. in 1846. Mabie was the youngest child of Sarah Colwell Mabie who was from a wealthy Scottish-English family and Levi Jeremiah Mabie, whose ancestors were Scots-Dutch. They were early immigrants to New Amsterdam, New Netherland about 1647. Due to business opportunities with the opening of the Erie Canal his family moved to Buffalo, New York when he was approaching school age. At the young age of 16 he passed his college entrance examination, but waited a year before he attended Williams College (1867) and the Columbia Law School (1869). While at Williams, Mabie was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity and would serve as the first president of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (formally known as the National Interfraternity Conference He received honorary degrees from his own alma mater, from Union College, and from Western Reserve and Washington and Lee universities. Although he passed his bar exams in 1869 he hated both the study and practice of law. In 1876 he married Jeanette Trivett. In the summer of 1879 he was hired to work at the weekly magazine, Christian Union (renamed The Outlook in 1893), an association that lasted until his death. In 1884, Mabie was promoted to associate editor of the Christian Union and then elected to the Authors Club, whose members included such men of established reputation as George Cary Eggleston, Richard Watson Gilder, Brander Matthews, and Edmund Clarence Stedman. In 1890, a small collection of Mabies essays which reflected upon life, literature and nature were published as a volume entitled My Study Fire. Many of Mabies books are available at Project Gutenberg.Mabie was a resident of Summit, New Jersey.
William Shakespeare -- a great british dramatist, poet.
Search more than 3, biographies of contemporary and classic poets. William Shakespeare was born on April 23, , in Stratford-upon-Avon. At eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, a woman seven or eight years his senior. Together they raised two daughters: Susanna, who was born in , and Judith whose twin brother died in boyhood , born in Little is known about Shakespeare's activities between and Robert Greene's A Groatsworth of Wit alludes to him as an actor and playwright. Shakespeare may have taught at school during this period, but it seems more probable that shortly after he went to London to begin his apprenticeship as an actor.
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Post a Comment. Nidhi R. Gardi Department of English. William Shakespeare belongs to 16 th century English literature. He was born in 23 rd April, and he dominated the Elizabethan literature. He was considered a genius playwright as well as poet in English literature.
William Shakespeare is the greatest of all playwrights and poets of all times. Not much is known of his life. He was probably the son of a businessman and was born in in Stratford-upon-Avon. He probably attended the local grammar school and got a classical education. In he married Anne Hathaway and had 3 children. Little is known of his life before , when he appeared as a playwright in London.